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Behavior Coach Job Description

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The Behavior Coach works to empower parents to support the behavioral and developmental needs of their children in various areas. These professionals focus their tasks on the needs of a family, helping parents to see that they are a child's primary and most significant teachers. Behavior coach provide instruction, demonstrate appropriate parent skills and activities, deliver research-based materials regarding proactive appropriate interactions, meet data outcomes and adhere to program goals.


Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, childhood education or related field. Applicant will have an outgoing personality, get along well with others, energetic and motivated to make a socially significant difference in the community.

Essential Function

Provide professional parent instruction and delivery of information to target population as identified by this agency. Utilize The Secrets of Modern Parenting (SMP) as the method of instruction. Become trained on the SMP Practitioner model; accept close supervision and technical assistance as needed. Work well with immediate and community team partners. Represent yourself in the community as a model for others to follow.

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions

may require prolonged sitting, standing and driving. Requires local travel. Must be able to work in noisy and crowded environments.


this position will serve St. Lucie County, Martin County, Okeechobee and Indian River County in the state of Florida.

General Responsibilities

RMF Contract: Implement the curriculum as it is provided by Behavior Basics and to include the SMP DVD series. Serve up to 17 families per month including a minimum of 1 face to face contact per week with each parent/family group: 2 hour home visits weekly. Complete and submit case note documentation to supervisor weekly and input these notes into the statewide database. Attend weekly staff meetings and individual supervision meetings with supervisor. Attend all mandatory trainings as determined by supervisor.